We invite you to join the Dorchester Center for the Arts. Joining is easy, affordable, and will open the door to all kinds of art and arts-related activities for you and your family. Members receive a membership card, quarterly newsletter, and discount and priority registration for classes, trips, and special programs, and are eligible for the Members’ Art Show. Membership is for one year from the date of payment. Membership giving is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law and members will receive a receipt for tax purposes. To become a member, please call the Dorchester Center for the Arts at 410.228.7782 and request a membership form or pay over the phone by credit card. ¬†You may also download a membership form in PDF format by clicking the following two links:




Categories of Membership:

Basic Single – $35
Basic Family (up to two adults along with minor children at the same address) – $45
Basic Teen (one teenager, 12-20 years old) – $15

Partner in the Arts – $100
Corporate Member – $300

Dorchester Arts Giving Community
Supporter of the Arts – $75-$149
Patron of the Arts – $150-$299
Directors’ Circle – $300-$499
Founders’ Circle – $500 and up


There are numerous volunteer opportunities at the Center for the Arts. We are always looking for bright, energetic people with an interest in the arts to contribute to our organization and our work with the community.

To learn more or to sign up as a teacher or docent, or to get involved in another way, call 410.228.7782.